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the war thing ?appened i >> the animals were over. i was in l.a., and i did not want to go to london and face the press. i love l.a.. it was great. i said, i am going to the actors studio. i signed up for the actors studio and had a great teacher, and i was doing well. i really enjoyed it. they said, if you want to do that, you have got to earn money in the field you are in. put a new band together. they said, we see you as a black band. i saw this events that had a trombone, trumpets, saxophone, bass. i said, we cannot take this on the road and make money. eventually we got it down to six brands and myself. -- bands and myself. it was wonderful for a couple years. it was really good, but the surprising thing was i got a shot. for the first time i realized black americans did not understand what the blues was all about. once it went on record, they sold. tavis: we have this conversation all the time, so i feel you on that. tell me about "til your river runs dry!" >> it began with a conversation -- a conversation with gorbachev. we got a song in the works. the problem is water in this
back to jamaica. what was in london, the olympics. the guy running so fast. usain bolt. he kept running. he would have come in third. the little black girl, gabby douglas. i had not seen a girl flip or jump like that since -- and then you go to the holidays, christmas. people are mad about that because someone gave me a gift card from the dollar store. you think of all of the things. christmas, we have got 1000 songs, but new year's, there is only one song, and people do not know the lyrics. all lange's nine. -- aul ang syne. taking a can of mountain dew. tavis: you know what, that is how you come up with new material. >> las vegas, just three days ago, we had a shooting their, and everybody was looking, and they were looking for a black range rover, and i had to tell them to stop looking for me. that is a car, not a negro. tavis: this is pbs, and my mama is watching. >> everywhere you go, my mama is watching -- your mom is watching. tavis: leave my mama out of this. your mama is so black -- >> you cannot do that. you know your mama is so dark that they named part of the evening after h
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